October 3, 2013
This event has been canceled. 

October 3, 2013
12:00 pm-1:30 pm

The life and achievements of the late Priscilla M. Clarkson, Ph.D., will be celebrated on the University of Massachusetts Amherst campus.

October 3, 2013
3:00 pm-5:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Building, Events Hall

Drawing from the Amish rural tradition, radio barnraisings combine work, skill sharing, political spectacle and celebration to make a dramatic change in the empowerment of a community.

October 3, 2013
3:30 pm-5:30 pm

WGBY Partyka Room
The Department of Economics presents the seventeenth annual Philip Gamble Memorial Lecture.

October 3, 2013
4:00 pm

Campus Center, Amherst Room, 10th Floor

This talk explores opportunities and challenges presented in historic mill town morphologies for regeneration of economic and social capital.

October 3, 2013
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Hills North, 105

Bachata is a dance from the Dominican Republic in the Caribbean Islands.  Both the music and dance have been influenced by Cuban Bolero, the Merengue, Salsa and Cumbia.

October 3, 2013
7:05 pm

Latin American Cultural Center

John Edgar Wideman is a celebrated writer of more than twenty works of fiction and non-fiction.  Sejal Shah’s stories, essays, interviews, and profiles appear in journals and Sejal Shah (MFA ’02) is a writer and teacher of writing. 

October 3, 2013
8:00 pm

Memorial Hall

Curator Chris Nelson first connected with these five artists and Project NoA at the Vermont Studio Center, where he met Izuru Mizutani.

September 8—October 7, 2013, Sun/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri

Hampden Gallery

Du Bois in Our Time is a landmark exhibition that focuses on the intersection of art and the major issues of our time, centered on the legacy of W.E.B. Du Bois.

September 10—December 8, 2013, Sun/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri/Sat
This event does NOT occur on:
November 28—December 1

University Museum of Contemporary Art

Why Guantanamo? introduces visitors to the full story of Guantanamo – as a Cuban city, a U.S. military base, a humanitarian refugee center, and a controversial prison where suspected terrorists have been incarcerated, sometimes tortured, and often held without a trial or even legal counsel.

September 11—October 9, 2013, weekdays 11:00 am-4:00 pm
September 15—October 6, 2013, Sundays 1:00 pm-4:00 pm

Herter Art Gallery

Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America.

September 15—October 15, 2013

All Campus

This group will provide a space for women to build a supportive network and to discuss issues that are particular to women in various stages of the dissertation process.

September 20—October 9, 2013

New Africa House

 The Marriott Meals is a core course within the HTM program in which students have the opportunity to manage the restaurant with a team of student employees.

September 24—December 6, 2013, Tue/Wed/Thu 11:45 am
This event does NOT occur on:
November 28

Campus Center, 11

Women of color face a unique set of challenges in higher education. This weekly discussion group will provide a space for undergrad and graduate women of color to identify and explore their academic, social, and familial experiences while providing and receiving support from each other and building community. 

October 1—October 15, 2013

New Africa House, Center for Women & Community

October is Cyber Security Awareness Month! Visit our information table in the Campus Center to learn more about safe computing and play the Plinko game for a chance to win a daily prize.

October 1—October 4, 2013 10:00 am-2:00 pm
October 9—October 30, 2013, Wednesdays 10:00 am-2:00 pm

Campus Center, Concourse

$10,000, graduate awards for projects that integrate business fundamentals with science and/or engineering.  Application Deadline October 28. Info Session Oct 10 @ 5PM; Campus Ctr. 163c

October 2—October 28, 2013

Visionary works in glass, encaustic, and paint on canvas convey the power and promise of a changing world.

October 2—October 25, 2013, weekdays
This event does NOT occur on:
October 14

Augusta Savage Gallery